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Published: Nov 10, 2015 License: MIT Imports: 1 Imported by: 6



Package routing provides abstractions for routers on the AirDispatch network (translating addresses to server locations).



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type Location

type Location string

func (Location) Lookup

func (l Location) Lookup(addr string) (*identity.Address, error)

func (Location) LookupAlias

func (l Location) LookupAlias(alias string) (*identity.Address, error)

func (Location) Register

func (l Location) Register(*identity.Identity) error

type LookupType

type LookupType string

LookupType wraps a string that determines which redirects are followed in the routing layer.

const (
	LookupTypeTX      LookupType = "TX"
	LookupTypeMAIL    LookupType = "MAIL"
	LookupTypeALERT   LookupType = "ALE"
	LookupTypeDEFAULT LookupType = "_"

Different constants for the lookup types.

type Redirect

type Redirect struct {
	Type        LookupType
	Fingerprint string
	Alias       string

Redirect is a type of record on a Registration that alerts the client to send messages of a certain type to a different location.

type Router

type Router interface {
	// Register function registers an identity with a router.
	Register(id *identity.Identity, alias string, redirects map[string]Redirect) error
	// Lookup function checks an address and returns an identity object.
	// Name is a type of lookup, either 'TX' for transfers, 'MAIL' for sending
	// mail 'ALE' for sending alerts, or '_' for default.
	Lookup(addr string, name LookupType) (*identity.Address, error)
	// Lookup function checks an alias and returns an identity object.
	LookupAlias(alias string, name LookupType) (*identity.Address, error)

The Router provides a way for AirDispatch applications to translate aliases and address fingerprints to identity objects.

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